george henry etnea koehler

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Industry Publishing
Occupation Poet
Location Frankfurt/Main, Germany, Germany
Introduction Frankfurt-based writer and musician (* in Hamburg). A great unknown of metaphysical literature. Invisible griot. Childhood and youth in South Africa instilled an unbroken love of English, it became the preferred language of his soul. He has developed different meta-fictional writing techniques (such as his Patchwork Narratives series, which unites diverse chance operative methods with stream-of-consciousness narratives, permutations, variations and fragmentations of cut-ups, montages, cut-ins, collages, mesostics, acrostics and automatic writing) as well as traditional ballad/song, sonnet, ode, haiku, tanka, limerick or short story, novella and essayistic forms. All these are but finger exercises, a flexing of methods and techniques, en route to a more ambitious dream, that of a series of radio plays, novels, theatre plays, librettos and screenplays proposing to assimilate all the above (akin to a mad kaleidoscopic Gesamtkunstwerk infused with all those insufferable madnesses that such megalomania or - hopefully - strokes of genius may generate).
Interests Low-flying hard core Dada, art in extremis, literature, music, writing, reading, paintings, photography, films, sculpture, dance, poetry, radio
Favorite Movies Ausser Atem, Jean-Luc Godard, Alfred Hitchcock, Double Indemnity, Rattennest
Favorite Music At The Drive-In, Audioslave, Battles, John Cage, Alice Coltrane, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Debussy, Eric Dolphy, Johnny Dyani, Morton Feldman, Rachelle Ferrel, Monghezi Feza, Ella Fitzgerald, Diamanda Gálás, Gov't Mule, King Crimson, King's X, Fela Kuti, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Yusef Lateef, Ligeti, Led Zeppelin, Charles Mingus, Porcupine Tree, Rage Against the Machine, Omar Rodriguez Lopez, Mytislav Rostropovitch, Mark Selby, Wayne Shorter, Soundgarden, Igor Strawinski, Shostakovitch, Stockhausen, David Sylvian, Temple of the Dog, The Mars Volta, Cassandra Wilson, Johnny Winter, Chris Whitley, Lizz Wright, Dweezil Zappa, Frank Zappa
Favorite Books James Graham Ballard, Clive Barker, Baudelaire, Simone de Beauvoir, William Boyd, Bamboo, Georg Büchner, Burroughs, William Seward Burroughs, Naked Lunch, Western Lands, Cities of the Red Night, The Third Mind, Bukowski, Anthony Burgess, Elias Canetti, Raymond Federman, Allen Ginsberg, Hafiz, Kafka, Yasunari Kawabata, Khayyam, Lautréamont, Mallarmé, Henry Miller, Nabokov, Gerard de Nerval, Rimbaud, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Rumi, Verlaine, William Carlos Williams, Whitman, Marcel Duchamp, Max Ernst, Brion Gysin, Francis Picabia, Bernhard Schulze